Fennel- Smokey Bronze

Foeniculum vulgare purpurascens

Standard seed packet, 45 seeds (NOT TO TAS)

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Fennel- Smokey Bronze

Foeniculum vulgare purpurascens


  • Ornamental fennel
  • Attractive bronze foliage

Perennial growing to 150cm.  An ornamental fennel variety grown for it's attractive bronze/brown/purple coloured feathery foliage which is a superb addition to any herb or flower garden.  Leaves are also commonly used as a filler in flower arrangements.   

Can also be used like regular fennel in cooking as a flavouring, garnish and an additional to salads.  The seeds can be used as a spice to flavour many dishes both sweet and savory.

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 8mm
When: Spring and early summer
Germination: 7-14 days @ 10-30°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Biennial
Plant Spacing: 45cm
Plant Height: 150cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 80-90 days
*Notes: Protect from aphids, slugs and snails. Susceptible to mildew.

(Product number: F4-12)
Seeds per gram: 500 seeds

SKU F4-12
Shipping Weight 0.0005kg
Botanical name: Foeniculum vulgare purpurascens
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 45 seeds
Quarantine restrictions: NOT TO TAS
Seeds per gram: 500
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